01apr22 || wheel of fortune/

©2022 Michael Raven

here, come rainmaker
tumbling through fire
out through within
in through without
all direction burns
& stone is night
seer, what do you eclipse?
dream-laden, swing heartaches
here, knots recall

…the design itself, the symbolic picture stands for the perpetual motion of a fluidic universe and for the flux of human life. The Sphinx is the equilibrium therein. The transliteration of Taro as Rota is inscribed on the wheel, counterchanged with the letters of the Divine Name—to shew that Providence is implied through all. But this is the Divine intention within, and the similar intention without is exemplified by the four Living Creatures…

The Pictorial Key to the Tarot: Being fragments of a Secret Tradition under the Veil of Divination (1910)
by Arthur Edward Waite

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